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Chapter 6 – Chemotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer

Chapter 6 – Chemotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer William H. Liggett Jr. Arlene A. Forastiere The otolaryngologist frequently cares for patients with head and neck cancer who will receive chemotherapy as part of their treatment ( Table 6–1 ). These patients usually have metastatic or locally advanced disease that is not amenable to curative […]

Chapter 5 – Current Concepts in Antibiotic Therapy

Chapter 5 – Current Concepts in Antibiotic Therapy Emily J. Erbelding Anne M. Rompalo With the availability of an increasing array of antibiotic agents, the approach to antimicrobial therapy is becoming complex. Increasing cost pressures in this era of managed medical care and new patterns of antibiotic resistance among clinical isolates make this area a […]